Autumn Newsletter 2016 - Wales, South West & Central England

Written by: Elmtree Press

Welcome to the Autumn edition of our newsletter, now we are all back after the Summer break why not take a look at what's to do over the coming months in the run up to Christmas.

Also remember that if you are thinking of your annual school trip for 2017 now is a great time to contact us so we can put together a bespoke school trip to your requirements to take the pressure off. Quality accommodation gets booked up well in advance so it's worth taking the time to think about next year now, see our tailor made school trips page for some inspiration or fill out the enquiry form for a quote.

South West England & Wales

At Scout Adventures we believe that amazing things can happen in the great outdoors. Whether it’s leaping off a jetty into a lake at the end of a day’s canoeing, chatting about the day’s activities in a bunk bed after lights out, or toasting marshmallows over glowing embers, these are memories being made ... read more

Monkey World- Ape Rescue Centre is home to over 250 primates of more than 20 different species. Many have been rescued from abuse or neglect, and Monkey World provides a safe sanctuary with others of their own kind ... read more

Check out St Ives with a stay at Cohort Hostel and see all the things it has to offer school groups all year round. Use it as an opportunity to scout out sketching spots, find the best rockpools for geography seminars and try some of the activities which are perfect ways for your class to bond ... read more

This autumn, explore WWT Llanelli to discover more about birds, flight and migration as thousands of ducks and waders fly to the centre from the Arctic to spend the winter in Wales ... read more

Autumn is a great time to see nature; the changing colours and altering scenes are the perfect backdrop to see the host of impressive animals at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Bristol ... read more

One woman. 7,000 km. 11 countries. By paramotor. A mission that connects wildlife, wetlands and people – from the wilderness of the arctic tundra all the way to WWT Slimbridge ... read more

Even as the weather turns colder it's still great to get outdoors - let the Canal & River Trust's UK Nature Adventure Guides give you some inspiration for half term and beyond ... read more

Central England

Autumn is upon us and Monkey Forest have an array of colourful events on to warm up your October. Not only do Monkey Forest offer both self-led and educator led educational visits, they can cater for a range of topics and age groups ... read more

With 20 years’ experience delivering curriculum relevant educational programmes, the National Holocaust Centre enables students from KS3 to 5 to learn about the roots of discrimination and prejudice and to explore the true values of respect; acceptance and tolerance ... read more

A visit to Stratford Butterfly Farm offers an excellent opportunity for children of all ages to learn about tropical rainforest environments, life-cycles, mini-beasts and the plants and animals that live within these habitats ... read more

With 25 years’ experience and more than 2,000 school groups attending each year, Cadbury World offers a unique experience that gives fascinating insight into the rich heritage of the nation’s favourite chocolate brand ... read more

From Tuesday 27th December 2016 - Friday 10th February 2017 groups visiting the Galleries of Justice Museum can take part in a brand new special tour at a reduced rate ... read more or visit

Did you know, there are over 500 caves in Nottingham? Come and explore some of these at the City of Caves heritage site and visitor attraction ... read more